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DFAR12: Sun City Tower Kobe

The design of this CCRC was intended to bring the high standards of design, care, and service for seniors to the Kansai region of Japan. Creating a large yet integrated urban community in this redevelopment district - that was rapidly transitioning from industrial to residential use - was of...

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DFAR12: The Friendship House at Royal Oaks

In mid-2011, discussions began regarding how to improve the environment in a secure area of a care center servicing dementia residents. This wing includes two halls of resident rooms: one being part of the original 1983 build, the other an addition in 1994. In 2006, a renovation was completed...

The Friendship House.pdf

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DFAR12: Legacy Place

This project was borne from the desire of a group of Jehovah's Witnesses to create a senior living community based on the example of the Jehovah's witness homes in Great Britain. Thus began the process of designing the first Jehovah's Witness senior living homes in the United States: a pair of...

Legacy Place.pdf

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DFAR12: Worman's Mill Village Center

This is a virtual CCRC; it is also, in effect, a naturally encouraged retirement community. it is a collaboration between a for-profit developer and an architect who shared the same vision of the future of senior living. #DFAR12 #SpecialProjects #DFA #CaseStudies #BestPractices ...

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DFAR12: Merritt Crossing

Located at the edge of Oakland's Chinatown, this affordable senior housing development transforms an abandoned brownfield site near a busy freeway into a community asset for disadvantaged and formerly homeless seniors, while setting a high standard for sustainable and universal design. ...

Merritt Crossing.pdf

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DFAR12: Asbury Place at Arbor Acres

This new three-story assisted living building comprises 60 residential apartments, activity and recreational space, a rehabilitation center, and spa therapy and administrative spaces. #DesignforAgingKnowledgeCommunity #RLPSArchitects #AsburyPlace #BestPractices #SpecialProjects ...

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DFAR12: The Deupree House and Nursing Cottages

The Deupree House went from a standalone independent living apartment building with modest amenities to a state-of-the-art campus offering contemporary amenities, services, and nursing care. A new culture, rooted in resident choice and resident involvement in directing their care and daily lives...

The Deupree.pdf

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DFAR12: The Village at Orchard Ridge

The project is designed to work with the challenging site, leaving acres of wetlands and wooded areas untouched and capitalizing on buildable areas by locating the town center on the high ground of the tract, with patio homes filling in. #DesignforAgingKnowledgeCommunity #CaseStudies ...

The Village at Orchard Ridge.pdf

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DFAR12: Haven Hospice Custead Care Center

Historically, hospice care center environments have been largely modeled after a typical skilled nursing facility with some additional lounge space provided for family use. The provider knew that there had to be an alternative to meet the needs of the patient and their family as they participate...

Haven Hospice.pdf

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DFAR12: Laclede Groves

Lutheran Senior Services engaged in a journey of exploration and discovery in search of a campus heart for Laclede Groves. This search for community began a process of change that resulted in a new town center (campus heart) with enhanced amenity space, wellness programs, and dining venues;...